Several organizations worked together to supply a 2019 Caterpillar CUV-85 utility vehicle and an Alumna trailer. It was all to help the wounded veterans served by the Hunting with Heroes charity.
The fourth annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast raised $3,000 that was distributed to the Algona Family YMCA Day Care Center on May 8.
A new business will go into the building that houses The Chocolate Season.
The Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation (K/PACEDC) received an overall business retention and expansion (BRE) program award at the SMART conference in Des Moines recently.
Kossuth Regional Health Center (KRHC) honored an outstanding nurse as part of the organization's national Hospital Week in May.
Cole Louscher received his Eagle Scout award during a ceremony at First United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 5. Louscher, with assistance from Troop 71, built wagon wheel benches that will be displayed during the Kossuth County Fair.
The third time is the charm for Bishop Garrigan Schools Pastoral Director Jake Rosenmeyer. This summer he will be in a St. Louis seminary to begin six years of training to become a Catholic priest. Read the entire story in the May 16 Kossuth County...
One hundred Algona High School seniors are scheduled to graduate during commencement Sunday, May 19. The ceremony will be in the high school gymnasium beginning at 2 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. Read more in the May 16 Kossuth County...
Bishop Garrigan graduated 33 students in its class of 2019. The ceremony was held Sunday in the Friedmann Auditorium. The 59-minute ceremony included recognition for academic honors and scholarships. Read more in the May 16 Kossuth County Advance.
A new business will go into the building that houses The Chocolate Season. "It is exciting and scary all in the same opportunity," said Nick Graf, owner of The Feed Mill. "Our plan is to keep everything as similar as we can. We will have the exact...
The first Kossuth County Veterans Honor Dinner will be Saturday, May 25 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Don Tietz' Ranger Station, 400 W. Tietz St. There are more than 100 people scheduled to attend the event, with more possible. Get the details in the May 16...

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A funeral service for Violet Gerber will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17, at the First Presbyterian Church, Algona. Visitation is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17, at the First...


A handful of Algona Bulldog boys track members are headed to Des Moines this weeks with hopes of bringing home some hardware.

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